Strata Stool Series

This work is made to order and purely customized for individuals by layering personal materials.

To place an order or any inquiries, please contact info@leehayoung.com to get your own strata stool.

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Inspired by geological formation, 'Strata Series' is a group of accumulated cubes with everyday objects by layering traces of one's life history.

'Strata Series' is also selected as one of the 10 finalists on RADO STAR PRIZE U.S., also nominated for the Best Student Designer Prize during the NYC Design Week 2017 judged by NYCxDESIGN and Interior Design Magazine. It was also featured at the RISD Museum x Boisbuchet Workshop along with iconic design chairs. 

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" Furniture is memorial in conversation with one's history "

 

Strata Stool Series is a collection of stools using reclaimed materials.

Inspired by geologic formations, the Strata Stools are made out of flexible polyurethane foam, with layers of various materials collected from surroundings, such as used clothes from my wardrobe, studio disposals, and kitchen materials.

It has a diagonally concave top illustrating contour lines that also supports the human body softly. Each stool has a soft and squishy top, as well as an individual bottom with unique ingredients in stratum. The stool itself is a tactile record of one’s memory, history, and identity.

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 Bags of saw dusts collected from RISD woodshop (above)

Bags of saw dusts collected from RISD woodshop (above)


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Hayoung Lee